PRESS RELEASE

MCB calls for Muslims including mosques to suspend congregational activities

WEB DESK The Muslim Council of Britain has issued a strong recommendation for Muslim communities across the UK to suspend all congregational activities, given the latest advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19). This unprecedented step comes after public health advice of stopping “non-essential contact” with others and the Chief Scientific Advisers advising the public to avoid … Continue reading MCB calls for Muslims including mosques to suspend congregational activities

VC launches Jamia Schools admission process for 2020-21

WEB DESK Admission process for various classes in Jamia Schools for the Academic Session 2020-21 has begun with Vice Chancellor Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) Prof. Najma Akhtar formally launching Admission Web Portal today. She also launched Prospectus containing details of the admission process. Forms are available online from today(28th February) itself . Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. … Continue reading VC launches Jamia Schools admission process for 2020-21

MUGHAL GARDENS TO REMAIN CLOSED ON FEB 24 AND 25 FOR PUBLIC

WEB DESK The Mughal Gardens will remain closed for the general public on February 24 (Monday – maintenance day) and February 25 (Tuesday – on account of state visit of the President of USA). The Gardens will reopen on February 26, 2020 at 1100 hrs.

Popular Front calls recent arrest of its Activists in UP as Revenge

New Delhi Popular Front of India North Zone President, A.S Ismail, in a statement has said that arrest of Muslim youths branding them as Popular Front activists by UP police is nothing but an act of revenge against Popular Front. Among thousands of protesters arrested in the first round in December 2019, only 25 were … Continue reading Popular Front calls recent arrest of its Activists in UP as Revenge

Professor Mohd Wasim Ali is new proctor of AMU

AMN / Aligarh Professor Mohd Wasim Ali, Department of Law, has been appointed as the Proctor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). The order to this effect was issued here on Tuesday, February 4. As Proctor, Prof Wasim will be responsible for maintaining the law and order in the University and for acting as liaison between … Continue reading Professor Mohd Wasim Ali is new proctor of AMU

Jamia Official Statement on Shooting incident near Campus

NEW DELHI In view of the proposed peace march to Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary police has put up barricade on the main road near Holy Family Hospital to stop the marchers. Suddenly an outsider appeared on the road between the peaceful marchers and the police personnel deployed there. … Continue reading Jamia Official Statement on Shooting incident near Campus

WPI demands resignation of Union Home over JNU violence

New Delhi Welfare Party of India has termed the violent attack in the JNU university as shocking and shameful. Masked perpetrators entered the campus with iron rods and sticks and created a mayhem. Dr SQR Ilyas National president of WPI said these goons who enjoy impunity from the government have crossed all limits of tolerance … Continue reading WPI demands resignation of Union Home over JNU violence

CPM Condemns killing of Iranian General in Us strike

WEB DESK The CPI(M) has strongly condemned the killing of Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top General of the armed forces (the Quds) by the United States through a drone strike outside Baghdad airport. “This assassination of the head of the armed forces of a sovereign country is an act of international banditry by the Trump administration. … Continue reading CPM Condemns killing of Iranian General in Us strike

JEJAA calls for All India Strike against CAA / NPR on January 8

WEB DESK Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan(JEJAA), the national platform of nearly 200 organisations of workers, peasants, agricultural workers, youth, students, women, dalits, tribals, social movements and progressive individuals having a membership of 20 crores, has called upon the people of the country to join the all India General Strike on 8 January 2020. It … Continue reading JEJAA calls for All India Strike against CAA / NPR on January 8

AMU extend Winter Vacations

Aligarh Due to overall prevailing situation, Winter Vacations of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for students as well as for the teaching staff, have been extended and the University will not be opening on January 6, 2020, it was decided in a consultative meeting of the Deans of Faculties, Principals of Colleges and Polytechnics and other … Continue reading AMU extend Winter Vacations

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: US death toll higher than China

US death toll - 3,415 - now larger than China The United States has become the Epicenter of Coronavirus ...

No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India today said that there was no shortage of medicines in the co ...